Market Insights Podcast (Episode 328)

Jonny Hart speaks to APAC Senior Market Analyst Jeffrey Halley about news impacting the market and the week ahead.

After the data frenzy of last week, this one seems pedestrian by comparison. But beware, there are plenty of geopolitical risks out there and we have a football team of Fed speakers to shake things up this week.

We start the Podcast with a wrap of Asian markets which are under pressure today as China slowdown worries really start to compound. Jeff outlines the most pressing risks to China’s growth. We look at what has happened and the risk around the Russian memorial parades today and European equities.

Then it’s on to an old favourite, Bitcoin! The technical picture for Bitcoin is not constructive, having broken lower through 1-year support on Friday and continued south over the weekend. Jeff discusses his outlook for Bitcoin referencing the technical picture.

Finally, we look at the week ahead with inflation data dominating Asia, European and North American markets.



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Jeffrey Halley

Jeffrey Halley

Senior Market Analyst, Asia Pacific
With more than 30 years of FX experience – from spot/margin trading and NDFs through to currency options and futures – Jeffrey Halley is OANDA’s senior market analyst for Asia Pacific, responsible for providing timely and relevant macro analysis covering a wide range of asset classes. He has previously worked with leading institutions such as Saxo Capital Markets, DynexCorp Currency Portfolio Management, IG, IFX, Fimat Internationale Banque, HSBC and Barclays. A highly sought-after analyst, Jeffrey has appeared on a wide range of global news channels including Bloomberg, BBC, Reuters, CNBC, MSN, Sky TV, Channel News Asia as well as in leading print publications including the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, among others. He was born in New Zealand and holds an MBA from the Cass Business School.
Jeffrey Halley
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